Applying for a New License (Drivers 18+)
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Figuring out the steps to take to apply for a new driver's license can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. DMV.org has gathered all the information you'll need to make getting your license as easy as possible.
We've included specific information about documents you will need and which forms to fill out, and provided links to driving manuals available online so you can study first. DMV.org prides itself on offering you the most up-to-date information available in your state.
Click around DMV.org and you'll find which government agency processes driver's licenses in your state, and where to apply for your driver's license. You'll learn the costs involved, and whether you need an appointment for your driving test.
First-time drivers and drivers just moving into the state have some unique guidelines and regulations to follow when applying for a new drivers license. Our team of researchers have dug deep into the legal language on how to apply in each state, so you don't have to figure it out all on your own.Choose a State:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island